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The History of the Chicago Gangsters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The early days of Chicago's organized crime began in 1850 with Michael Cassius McDonald as the original crime boss and The Black Hand. "Big Jim" Colosimo, Johnny "The Fox" Torri and Al "Scarface" Capone followed as the boss of bosses. Prohibition brought gangland war to Chicago. Capone fought for territory and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre was the beginning of the end for Capone.
The Story of Al Capone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
As his business expanded, Al Capone's crimes and killings increased, forcing the federal authorities to prosecute him for tax evasion so that his reign on crime could be ended. The prosecution resulted in 11 years of prison for Capone. But how did Capone actually begin his life of crime?What was his childhood like?How did he become such a pain for the authorities?How did his life end? Find out!
Dracula Meets Jack the Ripper and Other Revisionist Histories
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Master storyteller Michael B. Druxman turns history and literature topsy-turvy in six unforgettable tales.
Timeshare: Second Time Around
Series: Timeshare. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,230. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Timeshare #2. When a famous young filmmaker goes missing while on vacation in the Roaring '20s, it's Surrey's job to track him down and bring him back to 2027. The search leads him from one end of the country to the other, from small-town America to gangland Chicago to New York City, where flappers flirt shamelessly by day and speakeasies rule the night.
Azaleas Beyond the Prison Walls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016 by Smart Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
It’s 1930 and Carson Jones is a prison guard at the notorious Eastern States Penitentiary in Philadelphia where some of America’s most violent inmates are serving time. Amidst the desperation of the Depression and a crowd of hostile convicts, Carson finds solace in an azalea garden behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art and in helping an inmate he believes has been wrongfully sentenced to death.
The Travelers: Quinn
Series: The Travelers. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 54,950. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Quinn must run or die. Hitchhiking from Alaska to Colorado, she also ‘Travels’ uncontrollably in time. Pursued in the present and shot at in the past, can Quinn find the answers she needs before time runs out?
American B&B
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mike and Amanda, owners of The American B&B, specialized in bringing about unusual vacations. Through reenactors, they were able to bring about any request their guests may have. That is until Mr. and Mrs. Evans booked ‘The Valentine’s Day Massacre’ as their choice of events. However, when the day arrived, what took place was not at all what they were expecting.
Cosa Nosferatu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,970. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Capone. Ness. Cthulhu. The secret history of Chicago, revealed.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
Felix and Eve
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Felix and Eve are two people from very different generations that live together for the summer. The elderly Felix hires Eve to be a live-in caregiver while he recovers from heart bi-pass surgery. Eve is a self reliant vagabond with counterculture values who lives in the moment while Felix is an unyielding man who is set in his ways. He tells her about when he worked for the notorious Al Capone.